The incumbent serves as Branch Chief with primary responsibility for the development and application of innovative approaches to predict human-relevant health effects of agents of public health concern.Learn more about this agency
- As a Supervisory Toxicologist you will serve as Branch Chief of the Predictive Toxicology Branch (PTB) with a critical role in developing and implementing improvements to accepted toxicological testing approaches.
- ~ Developing, evaluating, and applying new approaches and screening methods for characterizing the biological effects of agents of public health concern.
- ~ Developing and communicating best practices to integrate such approaches into DNTP and the broader toxicological community to protect public health.
- ~ Developing improved computational compound characterization approaches.
- ~ Developing medium- and high-throughput screening assays for the rapid detection of biological activities of significance to humans.
- ~ Developing assays and approaches to understand the genetic and epigenetic bases for differences in susceptibility.
- ~ Providing strategic and visionary leadership for identifying and matching new scientific technologies with the needs of the DNTP.
- ~ Interacting with other NIH, NIEHS, and federal and international agency scientists on a collaborative or advisory basis.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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